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    Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Anniversary

    Officials from the National Park Service and Washington, D.C., commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, and talked about the battles significance and contributions…

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    D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    A ceremony was held at the National World War II memorial to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Professor Craig Symonds, author of Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and…

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    Overland Campaign 150th Anniversary

    Historians and officials from the National Park Service commemorated the beginning of the Overland Campaign. The ceremony included keynote remarks by Civil War scholar James…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewel, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    President Obama Remarks at National Christmas Tree Lighting

    President Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree. He included a few words about former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died the previous…

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    President Obama Remarks on Mandela at Christmas Tree Lighting

    At the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree, President Obama spoke a few words about former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died the previous day. The flag was…

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    Veterans Day Ceremony at WWII Memorial

    The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service held a Veterans Day ceremony to pay tribute to the more than 16 million men and women who served with the…

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    Civil Rights and Youth Mentoring

    The March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit held a plenary session with leaders from the civil rights movement. Speakers included Carlotta Walls LaNier and Earnest Green…

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    The Civil War West of the Mississippi

    Historians discussed aspects of the Civil War in the West, including the roles played by Hispanics, and Confederate attempts at westward expansion. They responded to questions from the…

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    Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New Birth of Freedom” Commemorative Ceremony at…

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    Open Phones with Carol Reardon

    Carol Reardon spoke about the the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago on July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. She also responded…

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    Joshua Chamberlain at Gettysburg

    Thomas Desjardin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about the personal and…

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    General George Meade at Williamsport

    Allen Guelzo spoke at an event honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. He talked about Union General George Meade’s decisions at Williamsport, Maryland, after…

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    Vermont Assault on Pickett's Charge

    Howard Coffin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General George…

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